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Message 1832428 - Posted: 25 Nov 2016, 21:43:52 UTC
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We changed the SETI@home web site to use Twitter Bootstrap, a CSS toolkit. This makes the site usable on small displays, and lets us use color schemes developed by other people (this one is called Darkly).
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Message 1832429 - Posted: 25 Nov 2016, 21:49:09 UTC - in response to Message 1832428.  
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I like the new layout, looks nice. But, are there any plans for the color scheme to be user-selectable from a choice of several? Slate is a bit hard on my eyes.
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Message 1832430 - Posted: 25 Nov 2016, 21:51:25 UTC

Very dark and ominous plus the Server Status is absolutely horrid on the eyes let alone trying to read it. :-(

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Message 1832435 - Posted: 25 Nov 2016, 22:04:24 UTC

Wow. Big change. OK.

Normally I'm severely allergic to "upgrades" like these but I gotta admit... this is rather nice :)

Probably stating the obvious here but the country flags look a bit funny on my monitor and quoted text is huge.

And a question: green bar beside profile? user online?
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Message 1832440 - Posted: 25 Nov 2016, 22:15:14 UTC - in response to Message 1832430.  

Very dark and ominous plus the Server Status is absolutely horrid on the eyes let alone trying to read it. :-(

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The setiathome.berkeley.edu page isn’t working

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Message 1832446 - Posted: 25 Nov 2016, 22:22:59 UTC - in response to Message 1832440.  

Very dark and ominous plus the Server Status is absolutely horrid on the eyes let alone trying to read it. :-(

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Wiggo the SSP gives me this:
The setiathome.berkeley.edu page isn’t working

It's working for me here, http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/sah_status.html, just don't try reading what's on the green or white areas as it's near impossible. ;-)

Other colour layout options should've been made available instead of just "Slate" so that people could choose a better option.

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Message 1832459 - Posted: 25 Nov 2016, 22:46:23 UTC - in response to Message 1832446.  

I agree. Very dark and ominous plus the Server Status is absolutely horrid on the eyes let alone trying to read it. :-(

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Message 1832462 - Posted: 25 Nov 2016, 22:53:32 UTC

Server status page is blank for me. The Slate scheme is very hard for me to read certain portions. Please consider returning to the prior color scheme, the new layout is an improvement but a prior 'headsup' would have been nice......." : |
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Message 1832492 - Posted: 25 Nov 2016, 23:41:30 UTC

Beautiful and modern. Thank you guys!
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Message 1832497 - Posted: 25 Nov 2016, 23:49:37 UTC

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Message 1832501 - Posted: 25 Nov 2016, 23:58:40 UTC

A "Classic Theme" option would be really appreciated; some of the CSS choices in this new theme aren't so great: the super-bold white thread titles are especially hard on my eyes.

The increasing font size in quotes seems like unnecessary shouting, too:

There's no reason to yell.


There's also a strange negative space between the message header and the message body -- I think it may be related to the number of "titles" a user has under their name? If you look at the original post here there's a big margin.
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Message 1832502 - Posted: 26 Nov 2016, 0:04:26 UTC

1st law of Technology..........."If it ain't broke, don't 'fix' it."
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Message 1832505 - Posted: 26 Nov 2016, 0:08:29 UTC - in response to Message 1832428.  

May I say it is so dark it makes me think suicide can be a happier option?

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Message 1832506 - Posted: 26 Nov 2016, 0:08:45 UTC - in response to Message 1832429.  
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I like the new layout, looks nice. But, are there any plans for the color scheme to be user-selectable from a choice of several? Slate is a bit hard on my eyes.

Yes that would be nice.
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Message 1832508 - Posted: 26 Nov 2016, 0:13:33 UTC - in response to Message 1832446.  

It's working for me here, http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/sah_status.html, just don't try reading what's on the green or white areas as it's near impossible. ;-)

Other colour layout options should've been made available instead of just "Slate" so that people could choose a better option.

Cheers.

If you select all text it can be easily read, useful until they hopefully change the colours...
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Message 1832516 - Posted: 26 Nov 2016, 0:44:49 UTC

They've got to either change the text color on the SSP page or let us choose a user selectable color scheme. Status text is impossible to read now.
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Message 1832522 - Posted: 26 Nov 2016, 1:23:00 UTC - in response to Message 1832508.  
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It's working for me here, http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/sah_status.html, just don't try reading what's on the green or white areas as it's near impossible. ;-)

Other colour layout options should've been made available instead of just "Slate" so that people could choose a better option.

Cheers.

If you select all text it can be easily read, useful until they hopefully change the colours...


Interesting, if you copy and paste http://setiathome.berkeley.edu/sah_status.html in the address box you get to the status page. As has been said before though, reading it is another story. Bad news is that even if the feedback is considered this will probably the the state of things until the next outrage........":(
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Message 1832525 - Posted: 26 Nov 2016, 1:26:49 UTC
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Home page looks good, server status page, not.

Text in PM's doesn't wrap.

And a question: green bar beside profile? user online?

Highlight special users is ticked in preferences by default. Green bar disappears if it is not ticked.
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Message 1832526 - Posted: 26 Nov 2016, 1:36:20 UTC

Another potential annoyance that I'm seeing is that all page titles are now prefixed with "SETI@home:". That means that the more tabs you have open at one time, the more difficult it is to figure out which tab is which, unless you hover your mouse for a second or two to get a popup hint.

Of course, since it's now after 5:00 PM on a Friday in Berkeley, we're likely stuck with this at least until Monday. Sneaky timing, I'd say.
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Message 1832534 - Posted: 26 Nov 2016, 1:53:55 UTC - in response to Message 1832501.  

A "Classic Theme" option would be really appreciated; some of the CSS choices in this new theme aren't so great: the super-bold white thread titles are especially hard on my eyes.

The increasing font size in quotes seems like unnecessary shouting, too:

There's no reason to yell.


There's also a strange negative space between the message header and the message body -- I think it may be related to the number of "titles" a user has under their name? If you look at the original post here there's a big margin.

When you say "classic" you mean like this right? http://seticlassic.ssl.berkeley.edu/
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